Saturday, October 16, 2021

More microplastics are entering the ocean from disposable masks: Research

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Zheng Wang and Chunjiang An from Concordia University are studying how environmental weathering deteriorates discarded disposable masks and pollutes our waterways. The enormous surge of...

Auditor General of Ontario appoints commissioner of the environment

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Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk announced that Tyler Schulz has been appointed as an assistant auditor general, assuming the duties of commissioner of the environment....

B.C. accepting applications from local governments for infrastructure projects

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The Province of B.C. is accepting applications from local governments and First Nations for the third intake of the Environmental Quality stream. Funding is available...

Phase 1 regulations finalized for Ontario’s Conservation Authorities Act

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The Ontario government has released Phase 1 regulations designed to implement amendments to the Conservation Authorities Act. Many of Conservation Ontario’s key concerns and challenges...

Stormwater: Co-operative Stormwater Management Initiative (CSMI)

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The Co-operative Stormwater Management Initiative (CSMI) was recognized in the Stormwater category of the 2021 Water’s Next Awards.  Across a large tract of land spanning...

Researcher investigating impact of plastic pollution on deep-sea organisms

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Plastic pollution is reaching the deepest depths of the ocean and the impact of these contaminants on marine life that live in these high-pressure...

Dawn Martin-Hill receives International Water Prize

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Dawn Martin-Hill, associate professor at McMaster University, has been named the 2022 University of Oklahoma International Water Prize recipient for her commitment to improving...

More microplastics are entering the ocean from disposable masks: Research

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Zheng Wang and Chunjiang An from Concordia University are studying how environmental weathering deteriorates discarded disposable masks and pollutes our waterways. The enormous surge of...
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